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What are all the steps to transfer ownership of a YouTube account?

I have a channel for my website that I created with an old Yahoo email address (let's call this "A"). I now want to transfer this to my email (let's call this "B") I'm using for the website (info@...
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If a YouTube channel gets banned, does the associated Gmail account get banned also?

I have a YouTube channel that recently got its first ever copyright violation. This YouTube account is linked to my main Gmail account with thousands of emails. My question is simple: if the YouTube ...
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Starting a YouTube video in the middle of a second

The start parameter of YouTube URLs requires a whole number of seconds. Is there some other way to start play in the middle of a second?
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YouTube, music copyright and monetizing

I have some popular YouTube videos, where I've used songs that I don't have the legal right to use. This of course has disabled the monetizing for some of my videos, which doesn't really bother me. I ...
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What is the maximum YouTube playlist length?

What is the maximum number of videos permitted in a YouTube playlist? If you were to believe the docs, you would think this is 200 items, but I have noticed that, in the last few months, YouTube is ...
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YouTube wrong on tagged game

I made a FPS game and posted a video of it on YouTube. For some reason YouTube is saying that the game in the video is Roblox, even though it is a custom game I made. How can I correct this so that it ...
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Can I apply for a Google API quota increase without a company?

I have a widely used application that uses the YouTube Data API. I am rather consistently edging the quota limit (and I will likely hit it by the end of today.) I would like to increase my quota limit,...
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YouTube shortcuts when focus is outside of the player

I use keyboard shortcuts for almost everything: moving between tabs, windows etc. YouTube has many shortcuts for play/pause, next, mute, etc. but those only apply when you have the focus on the video....
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Is it possible to claim an existing Youtube channel?

Someone has reserved a Youtube channel I would like to use myself, let's call it youtube.com/mybusiness. The youtube.com/mybusiness channel doesn't seem to be used any longer and was never a highly ...
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Youtube Subscription - Mark as read/viewed

tl;dr How can i mark videos as read in my youtube subscriptions without opening them? I use the Youtube Subscription Service to follow Channels. The only way i know of to remove "new" videos from ...
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Search YouTube for captions in a specific language

Is there a way of searching YouTube for videos with captions in specific languages? I know about using the "cc" operator, as in: Monkeys, cc But what if I only want videos about Monkeys with ...
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Yellow vertical line in YouTube video timeline

What does the yellow vertical line signify in the YouTube video timeline? Is it an ad start point, or is it its you-can-play-now point as many believe? It's not clickable nor does hovering over it ...
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How do I export my YouTube playlists?

YouTube likes to periodically delete videos that are on my favorites list: But they refuse to tell me what they were so I can go find another copy. I would like a way to export my YouTube ...
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YouTube videos won't start playing unless I switch to that window - how to fix

When I play a collection of videos in YouTube, such as in a Mix, I often find I have to switch from the application I'm using back to the web browser, and to the browser tab with the YouTube video in ...
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Can I have two (isolated) YouTube channels on the same account?

If I start a second channel on my YouTube account, will there be any way people will know that my account is linked to two channels? I want to create a second channel but the subject matter is ...
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Clip a YouTube video without having to download entire length beforehand

I would like to clip a YouTube video say from x minute to y minute and download it into my desktop computer. Currently I'm having to download the entire video and then use a video editor for clipping....
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Find out which of my Google Apps accounts controls a YouTube account

We have a YouTube account that's a few years old and we're trying to get back to using it. The problem is we don't know which of our Google Apps users created the account, so we can't even login to ...
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How to go back to normal YouTube homepage?

Now when I go to youtube.com it only shows me the videos that I watched before or something similar. I have to log out my Google account to get the normal home page and see the videos that are ...
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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Changing Google Plus page URL

I have a Google Plus business page and a brand page. The business page has a URL of google.com/+companyname. I didn't choose it as a custom URL. I have another custom URL: google.com/+companynamexyz, ...
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Why does the size of a YouTube video differ when downloaded in different ways? [closed]

I'm trying to download a video from YouTube with IDM through the IDM pop-up download button. Selecting 480p shows that the video will be 16MB in size. The same video and the same 480p resolution, ...
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How do I generate RSS feeds for YouTube channels with non-English characters in their names?

I create RSS feeds for YouTube channels using this formula: https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?user=**channel or user name** But this method doesn't seem to work for, for example, this ...
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Revoke YouTube / Google linked permission

I linked my YouTube / Google account to a website and want to revoke that. I am looking into https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions but the service I linked the account at isn't ...
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Not able to hear voice but can hear music in YouTube

I was trying to watch some video in YouTube today. I am not able to listen to what they are speaking. But whenever some music come up I am able to hear it. Why is this? (I am using Firefox if it’s ...
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How to prepend an intro video from the beginning of already live YouTube video?

I forgot to add and intro video to my YouTube video, and now it is ugly and not aligned with others. Can I add 7 second video from the beginning of an already live video?
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Reactivate a YouTube channel associated with a deleted Google Apps account

A friend said to me: What happened was the following: our Youtube channel was created with the email info@website.com, which was created via Google Apps. Yesterday we deleted our Google ...
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Play all YouTube videos uploaded by one user

Is there a way to play all YouTube videos uploaded by a particular user? Obviously I could create a playlist, add each video to it, then play the entire playlist, but is there a simpler way? For ...
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Upload batch of files to YouTube with 'private' publishing setting

When uploading a batch of files to YouTube, the 'privacy and publishing' setting is set to 'public'. I want my batch to be 'private'. Is there a way to do this for all files in a sort of single step ...
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How to view total video view count of a YouTube playlist/channel?

If someone wants to know total number of views of all the videos of a YouTube playlist/channel, i.e. literally, the SUM of view-counts of all the videos in a playlist; Here is a solution. note: If ...
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How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube?

For example, I want to block videos that contain the word cat in the title. I also do not want the blocked videos appearing in: Recommended Channels tab Recommended/related videos Search results ...
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YouTube channel search

It appears the YouTube channel search feature has been removed. Example page: http://youtube.com/channel/UClE2TcmrYlBn4L8WM_fnl_Q Previously on pages such as this, you would have a search box for ...
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How does YouTube detect the country of its users?

Does YouTube detect the country of its users (video viewers and people who have liked a video) by their IP address or by details they have given (country information they have given when signing up to ...
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How to find the video associated with a previously read comment notification on Youtube

I had a notification on my mobile that there was a reply to my comment on some video I had watched. I clicked it open, but since my internet stopped working, I quit the app When I thought of reading ...
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YouTube likes and subscriptions

If I like a video on YouTube do other people on the web see it (for instance by searching my name or username and clicking on my YouTube profile)? Do Facebook users automatically see I've liked a ...
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How do I bypass youtube bitrate limitation?

So recently I discovered that all videos on youtube are stored under 5mbps bitrate. This is a huge heartbreak and disappointment to me. I always wanted to have a youtube career and I have made about ...
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Disable View Count on YouTube Video

Is there a way to disable the View Counter for a video I upload to YouTube? I have read several places that this is possible but either the information is old and YouTube has changed or the ...
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YouTube comments: why can't I see replies when I go to YouTube from an email notification?

I often get email notifications that someone has replied to my post on YouTube. When I click on the link in the email to "see all comments" that comment is often not there. What is that about? How ...
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Why can't I see all comments on my own youtube video?

I own a video. In the video manager, it shows the following: Also, when I view the video, I see this: So what the hell is that? How many comments are there? Why can't I see all of them? I ...
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Remove YouTube recommendations

I use YouTube without signing in, because I do not want a personalized experience (read: echo chamber). However I have noticed even when not signed in, I am getting Recommended for you ...
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Why can't I contribute subtitles to some YouTube videos?

Here someone asked if it's possible to contribute subtitles to a YouTube video. I know that it's possible because I contributed italian subtitles for this video (because there is an option to do that)....
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Find external source URL in YouTube analytics

One of my videos has seen an unexpected spike in traffic and 98% of this traffic is coming from a forum post. I want to see the post so I can understand why people were directed there but I can see ...
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How to view the full background image of a YouTube channel?

I just wondered if there is a trick to show the full-sized background image of a YouTube channel. With thumbnails, there is the trick to view the image and change the URL (from */mqdefault.jpg to */...
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Does trimming video on YouTube.com affect the quality of the trimmed video?

I'm trying to understand if trimming a video uploaded to YouTube affects the quality of the trimmed video. I read on one blog that the video is copied. Not sure if that means it was re-encoded or just ...
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Youtube account suspended, What now?

My youtube account has been suspended for the video that I have created. And I still suspect if it has broken any law. What to do now? Can I reinstate my youtube account or the least create a new ...
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Closing Google Apps account: Can I migrate YouTube account and Android Apps?

I have a Google Apps account, which I use for my personal email and as my primary personal Google account. The Google Apps account is associated with my personal domain name. I am thinking about ...
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Why are some Youtube-Thumbnails not available in their maxresdefault-version?

I want to get the best resolution for a youtube-thumbnail. I've geard about the trick to just modify the url (from *ytimg.com/vi/*/mqdefault.jpg to maxresdefault.jpg) This works pretty well in most ...
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How to upload to YouTube from the command-line

I want to upload to YouTube without having to use the web interface in order to automate some things. Is there a way to upload from the command line in OSX?
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How does YouTube's mix feature work?

I've looked around quite a bit but haven't been able to find much of anything in the way of documentation for this feature. How does it work? Does it load random videos by specific artists? ...
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Any way to organize YouTube subscriptions into categories?

With a growing number of channel subscriptions, I find it more and more annoying to browse my subscriptions list in search for new videos. I was wondering if there is any way to organize all the ...
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Anonymous YouTube playlist

Under Creator Studio, Video Manager, Playlists, New playlist, a new playlist can be created. However this requires logging in. Can a YouTube playlist be created without logging in?